Silvia Wirth is an expert for the digital transformation of Germany’s healthcare system. She works for Techniker Krankenkasse and focuses on the intersection between communications and digitalization. She focuses on how new technologies such as the electronic health record or apps on prescription can be implemented in Germany and how health data can improve medical care. She is committed to address health disparities and works for closing the data health gap. Silvia has a background in Economics and Journalism. She worked many years as a freelance journalist for German newspapers and the public-broadcasting institution WDR.